SOUTH PACIFIC and ASIA

Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry Faculty working in the South Pacific and Asia

Dr. Chadwick Oliver, Faculty Director, the Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry
Dr. Timothy Gregoire, Chair, The Forests Dialogue Secretariat
Dr. Moe Myint, Research Scientist
Dr. Lhakpa Sherpa, Visiting Fulbright-Post Doctoral Fellow
Mary Tyrrell
Director, Program on Private Forests; Director, Program on Forest Health
 

BHUTAN:

  • Forest Inventory – development and implementation of a forest inventory system for Bhutan.

 Faculty:  Dr. Tim Gregoire and Dr. Moe Myint

 

 

INDIA:

  • The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) - Information exchanges and faculty, student, and staff visits between Yale and TERI and TERI University. Dr. Tim Gregoire serves on the Board of Directors of TERI, North America, and on the Academic Council of TERI University (Delhi, India).

 Faculty:  Dr. Tim Gregoire

  • INDIAN FOREST SERVICE MID-CAREER TRAINING PROGRAM, FOREIGN MODULE - In collaboration with TERI Univeristy, under contract to the Ministry of Environments and Forests, Government of India, the Global Institute is providing the "foreign module" section of a mid-career training program for all employees of the Indian Forest Service.  IFS employees spend two weeks in the U.S. partipating in lectures, hands-on training exercises and field trips.

Faculty:  Dr. Chad Oliver
                Mary Tyrrell

Partners:  TERI University
                  Ministry of Environments and Forests, Government of India
 

NEPAL:
Khumbu Region, Sagarmatha National Park

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  • Sustainable Tourism - research aimed at understanding the dynamics of tourism as a way of creating economic activity within the Khumbu region that supports the quality of the environment.

Faculty:  Dr. Chadwick Oliver, Faculty Director, the Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry
                Dr. Lhakpa Sherpa, Visiting Fulbright-Post Doctoral Fellow

THAILAND

  • The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) - Information exchange and faculty and staff visits between the Yale Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Asia Regional Office.

Faculty:  Dr. Chad Oliver
                Mary Tyrrell

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